16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

16 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turku
— 5 nights
2
Uusikaupunki
— 2 nights
3
Salo
— 2 nights
4
Rosala
— 1 night
5
Kimito Island
— 2 nights

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Bring the kids along to Turku City Library and Turku Castle. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, explore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum, and kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku day trip planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to Turku is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Turku. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Turku to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Naantali Church ©
Naantali Church

2
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uusikaupunki Old Church, thenexamine the collection at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Isokari Lighthouse.

Make your Uusikaupunki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Turku to Uusikaupunki in 1.5 hours. In December in Uusikaupunki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salo.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

2
nights
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Teijo National Park. Keep things going the next day: get some fabulous bargains at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, thendon't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, thensteep yourself in history at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salo trip app.

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Salo in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rosala.

Things to do in Salo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Pernio
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

1
night
Rosala

Rosala ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Rosala Viking Centre and then enjoy the sea views from Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rosala trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Salo to Rosala takes 2.5 hours. December in Rosala sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Soderlangvik Gard and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oro.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rosala to Kimito Island with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard